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MC Shan - 47% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Whodini - 46% match to Dana Dane

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brooklyn, New York-based rappers who, from their formation in 1982, pioneered the commercial rap/rock crossover, while many also cite their earliest recordings as precursors to the ‘New Jack Swing’ movement. Whodini are rappers Jalil Hutchins (30 November 1963) and Ecstasy (b. John Fletcher, 7 June 1964), backed from 1986 by talented old school DJ, Grandmaster Dee Read more

Kid 'N Play - 44% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Among rap’s most innocuous outfits, Kid ‘N Play came to light in 1988 through an album that to date represents their best work; and typified their happy-go-lucky, cartoon style. So much so that the group was offered their own cartoon series, following their appearance in House Party (Kid ‘N Play’s Funhouse is a spin-off from the film, including actual dialog Read more

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Kool Moe Dee - 44% match to Dana Dane

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mohandas DeWese, 8 August 1962, Harlem, New York, USA. Once of original rap pioneers Treacherous Three, Kool Moe Dee carved a solo career bracing his old school style against the more urbane concerns of the new wave. He originally started rapping in his native Harlem by grabbing the mic at house parties, soon hooking up with his Treacherous colleagues L.A. Sunshine and Speci Read more

Heavy D & The Boyz - 38% match to Dana Dane

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Schoolly D - 24% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Jesse B. Weaver Jnr., Baltimore, Philadelphia, USA. Posturing street rapper who, together with his DJ Code Money (b. Lance Allen, USA), was an early pioneer of gangsta rap, a format that featured an abundance of violence and vendettas, and the glorification of the MC’s personal armoury. Allied to the usual sexual declamation, it was a limited world view but a partially Read more

MC Lyte - 23% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lana Moorer, 11 October 1970, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, but raised in Brooklyn. The daughter of First Priority boss Nat Robinson, and sister to the Audio Two brothers, Lyte began her career in fine style with the 45 ‘I Cram To Understand U (Sam)’, released when she was still a teenager. The story told of personal deceit in a relationship, the narrator u Read more

Kurtis Blow - 17% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Kurt Walker, 9 August 1959, Harlem, New York, USA. A producer and rap pioneer who had one of the genre’s earliest hits with ‘Christmas Rappin’ in 1979, written for him by J.B. Ford and Billboard journalist Robert Ford Jnr. Blow had previously studied vocal performance at the High School Of Music and Art at the City College of New York. Afterwards, he began wor Read more

Marley Marl - 16% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Marlon Williams, 30 September 1962, Queens, New York, USA. Widely revered for his considerable production skills, notably for his cousin MC Shan, Big Daddy Kane, Masta Ace, Roxanne Shanté and Biz Markie, Marl’s work is inhabited by a spirit of accessible, old school gusto. He has been widely congratulated for his innovative sampling techniques, using the SP1200 o Read more

Mantronix - 13% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Dance Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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DJ Kurtis Mantronik (Curtis Khaleel, 4 September 1965, Jamaica, West Indies, moving to Canada at age seven, then New York as a teenager) was the creative force behind these New York-based hip-hop innovators, a multi-instrumental talent whose knowledge of electronics was central to the band’s sound. That sound, electro in its purest form as suggested by the band’s n Read more

Troop - 11% match to Dana Dane

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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